Saturday, November 25, 2017


Carmel Academy PALS Learning Center Presents ‘When to Worry About Your Child’s Worries?’

Carmel Academy is thrilled to introduce its PALS Learning Center, a dynamic resource for children, parents and educators, providing direct student support, expert speakers, workshops and parent training. Its inaugural community program features a two-part series exploring

RYNJ Travels in Cars, Planes and Automobiles

The RYNJ children of K5 went on a voyage around RYNJ, as they culminated their unit on transportation. Just as Avraham Avinu and Sarah Imeinu traveled, the yeladim traveled around the building using camels, horses, boats, cars and planes. A great time was had by

Freshman Shabbaton Is Held at SAR High School 

The ninth graders at SAR High School had the first shabbaton of their high school career in the SAR High School building in Riverdale. What an incredible shabbaton it was!! The theme of Shabbat was ”Who you Become”—which is part of one of SAR High School taglines:

MTA Welcomes 250 Families to Open House

MTA welcomed a record 250 prospective families from across the tristate area to its Open House on Sunday, November 12. Participants had the opportunity to discover the unique educational experience offered at the yeshiva through a variety of

TABC Juniors Visit Lower East Side

“Once I thought to write a history of the immigrants in America. Then I discovered that the immigrants were American history,” was an observation made by Pulitzer prize winning historian Oscar Handlin. On Wednesday, Nov. 1, the entire junior

SAR HS Has Girls Coding Club

Girls Who Code is a unique organization that empowers women in STEM subjects. Every week, the SAR High School Girls Who Code chapter meets with a Barnard computer science major volunteer to learn basic coding principles. This year, the club is

What Makes a School of Excellence?

On November 6, Associate Principal Rachel Haron and I traveled to Washington D.C., where we had the extraordinary privilege of accepting on behalf of Bi-Cultural Day School the 2017 National Blue Ribbon School award, at a reception hosted by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and presented by

SAR High School Holds Annual Open House

On Sunday morning, October 22, SAR High School held its annual Open House recruitment event for prospective ninth grade students and their parents. A record crowd of over 750 students and their parents visited the campus for an introduction to the SAR High School

Carmel Academy Students Create Chihuly-Inspired Art

When Carmel Academy’s art teacher Lori Amer visited the breathtaking Dale Chihuly exhibit at the New York Botanical Garden last spring, she immediately knew that she had to bring the magic of the groundbreaking artist back to her students.

SAR High School Sophomore Shabbaton Spotlights Chesed and Community

When tenth graders arrived at SAR High School Friday morning for sophomore chesed day, they were discussing how they could have the best, most impactful effect on the population they would be serving. Representatives were sent to teach classes at

Stein Yeshiva Early Childhood Daycare Explores Parshat Lech Lecha

What a busy week the infants and toddlers had in daycare exploring and strengthening their fine motor skills while creating beautiful parsha projects. The toddlers enjoyed the sensory experience of painting with brushes and scattering stars onto the blue paint and

Solomon Schechter of Westchester Senior Benjamin Gotian Receives Milly Kibrick Youth Service Award

Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorina and The Westchester County Youth Board honored Yankee great Mariano Rivera and his wife, Clara, and 10 Westchester students including Benjamin Gotian, a senior at Solomon Schechter of

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